Bile Acids, Total-Other
Label Mnemonic: BATO
Epic Lab Code: LAB8659
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
6240 RCP
Body Fluid
(e.g., surgical drain, pericardial, peritoneal, peritoneal dialysis, pleural, or synovial)
Specimen Instructions:
Patient should be fasting a minimum of eight hours prior to collection.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
1 mL in red top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Plasma, serum or urine
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
No established reference range (see Test Limitations)
Test Limitations:
This test is not approved by the FDA for this sample type. Performance characteristics and reference range have not been verified. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings.
CPT Code:
See Additional Information:
Fasting Specimen Requirements